07.30.2016 | 24 Tammuz, 5776
Palestinian Authority President making laws by decree, highlighting problems
Golan Druse leader disputes UN statement on ‘hardship of occupation’
South African NGO brings together Palestinian factions for unity talks
Nasrallah: Israeli-Saudi relations worst development in Arab sphere
Defeating Islamic State: On the frontline with the Peshmerga
Rabbi Eliezer Berland indicted for sex offenses
Edelstein turned down Netanyahu’s offer to be foreign minister
Mac TA, Beitar J’lem close in on playoffs
Knesset caucus to help English-speaking olim
Don’t know much about history: The battle over educating Israel's ultra-Orthodox
Netanyahu likely to attend summit in Nigeria by end of year
Netanyahu misses deadline on appointments
Remembering Satyajit Ray
Idan Raichel sheds a few layers
Israeli art: Upgrading our presence of mind
New on the small screen
Push for FIFA to eliminate settler teams from Israeli soccer leagues
Stoudemire retires from NBA, Hapoel Jerusalem next stop?
Atzili, Beitar visit Latvia • Mac TA takes on Pandurii
Revolutionary artificial material fits body like a glove
Attempt to stop beachside development plan heads to High Court
eBay, Israel Post join forces to boost online selling
Not just fun and games: Seeking tech behind video games
Health Ministry launches plan to eradicate hepatitis C
Israeli researchers find way to detect cancer cells before becoming brain tumors
Arab-Israeli children much more likely to die in accidents
Delek makes bid for exploration license south of Cyprus
Economic committee chairman calls for guidelines to protect animals during live shipments
Nation’s cleanest beaches named
Lied big time
My Word: Cinema verité and calling the shots
An advocate for genocide against Jewish ‘babies’ and ‘old ladies’
Report: Assad and Putin held secret meeting, discussed Israel
Ex-Saudi general issues scathing critique of Palestinian terror groups
For first time during Syria war, Israel opens border for humanitarian aid
Entire region concerned about ‘day after’ Iran deal expires
Iran destroys 100,000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown
Iran left with no choice but to confront the US, official warns
Iranian Kurdish leader to ‘Post’: Iran regime is a common enemy
Jihadis call on 'lone wolf' terrorists to attack Israeli athletes at Rio Olympics
Report: ISIS operating sleeper cells in Lebanese refugee camps
One mile from ISIS feels safer than France or Turkey to Kurdish peshmerga
ISIS claims responsibility for Nice attack
Dennis Ross urges end to Pollard curfew
Israel slams German university for claim it harvests Palestinian organs
Celebrities jump on board to save Jewish mother's life
US Jewish machers meet Mideast mavens
Healthcare hackathon organizers seek to be ‘light unto others’
WATCH LIVE: Peres, Rivlin and Netanyahu launch Israeli Innovation Center
In historic nomination, Clinton vows to protect Israel and enforce Iran deal
Israel reiterates support for a two-state solution amid GOP shift
Israeli ambassador Dermer credits Clinton for 2012 Gaza ceasefire
At Republican, Democratic conventions, different types of anger
Grapevine: A time to mourn
Grapevine: Paths of Jewish Lithuania
This week in 60 seconds: The IDF gets its man
Making a difference as proud Israelis
PODCAST: After Turkey, Africa and Egypt, is Saudi Arabia Israel’s next ally?
Podcast: From Tel Aviv, a story of hope for Orlando
Briefing: 'King Bibi' pulls it together, again
Podcast: The mystery of Tel Aviv’s Jane Doe alleys
A dog watches a horror movie, his reaction is priceless!
This is how cats catch their rides in Thailand...
Do you believe in the Paranormal?
100-Year-Old Theater Converted Into Stunning Bookstore
Second Lebanon War veteran's road to redemption
Empowering women globally
The American spirit’s impact
The word of a woman
The outpost on Oliphant Street
Dark years on the Côte d’Azur
Hot off the Arab press
The public broadcasting service:
With best intentions
Peggy Cidor’s round-up of city affairs
The untapped power of youth
All lives matter
‘The Simpsons,’ for a change
Born, raised and educated in a vineyard
‘חָרִיש’, עִיר חֲדָשָה בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל
The Christian Edition- one month free subscription
Pope's trip to Poland overshadowed by killing of French priest
Israel’s blessing to the world
Remembering the 'Exodus'
Tzvika Kaplan Scenic Lookout Inaugurated on Mount Carmel
Looking for IMI, the Blue Box's “Little Sister”- Can you help?
President of Paraguay Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Honoring Holocaust Rescuer Belgian Prince with a Tree in Israel
Perth and Merhav Am, Different but the Same
Canadian Young Professionals Visit Gaza Border Communities
Spanish Village Connects with its Ancient Jewish Roots
Expo Forest Inaugurated in the Negev
Czech prime minister plants tree in Jerusalem grove of nations
The Scholarship is from Canada, the Foresters from Israel
Planning a Sustainable Future through Water Sensitive Cities
Burnt Trees and Charred Earth in Jerusalem’s Arazim Valley
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
KKL-JNF holds its 6th Latin American Leadership Conference
Andrew Viterbi at a KKL-JNF Milan Gala Event
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
We will win but how long will it take? Including Bibi's Building Bluff
Is a Jewish safe haven possible in the Diaspora; is America the “exception”?
Potentially Misleading Statistics on Global Terrorism
Still Looking for Israel at Harvard
17-year old hailed as "martyr" by Palestinian Authority official media. Tarayrah wrote on Facebook before the attack: "Death is a right and I am asking for my right to die."
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
Hundreds of worshipers arrive on last intermediate day of Passover to visit what is said to be the burial spot of the Jewish patriarch.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JTA
Hours later, IDF soldiers raided the town, removed the body and arrested dozens of Palestinians on suspicion of participating in the lynching.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The terrorists who carried out the attack were shot and killed on the scene; two soldiers wounded.
By BEN HARTMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Forces shoot and kill suspect who runs at them with a knife, IDF says.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The money was collected from passers-by on the street and at mosques.
A team of 50 workers went to the holy site during the night to repair the damages caused by Palestinian rioters.
By JEREMY SHARON
The students did not coordinate their visit with the IDF and were subsequently attacked by Palestinian Authority forces and local Palestinians. Five of the students were later arrested.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Hundreds of Palestinian rioters attempted to set fire to the Joseph's Tomb compound in Nablus on Friday morning.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,DANIELLE ZIRI,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The religious site suffered severe damage in the fire.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
"In this investigation we have seen again very clearly that there is high motivation of operatives in Gaza to push and direct terror in the West Bank," a Shin Bet source says.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
A security official from the Palestinian Authority said that members of the terror cell were planning attacks meant to take place in Israel.
The car was passing the Hawara checkpoint, south of Nablus, when it was struck by the Molotov cocktail and subsequently set ablaze.
Balata has been the scene of tensions and armed clashes over the past few weeks between gunmen and Palestinian security forces.
“After implementing countless warnings and attempts to reach an agreement, the IEC board of directors instructed the company’s CEO to reduce the rising debt.”
By SHARON UDASIN
The two Palestinians were throwing firebombs onto a civilian roadway.
Security forces investigating suspects, including seven Hamas operatives.
Security source confirms relatives of Gush Etzion attacker arrested; Palestinian media reports that family members of Tel Aviv attacker also arrested.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Said Jasser Ali died from smoke inhalation after IDF troops fired tear gas at a procession in Kfar Kadum, Palestinian sources say.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN AND YASSER OKBI
Palestinians riot as hundreds of Jewish worshipers visit Joseph's Tomb; Suspect opens fire at IDF troops escorting worshipers.
Shin Bet says one suspect from cell belonging to Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine believed handlers tied to Hezbollah.
IDF, Shin Bet arrest three Palestinians allegedly involved in the shooting, death of Ben Yosef Livnat in Nablus in 2011.
IDF catch 19-year-old Palestinian man with eight pipe bombs at Kalandiya check point, confirm he was trying arrive in Jerusalem.
Several suspects in crackdown on crime, corruption are senior security officers; IDF calls operation possible turning point for PA.
By YAAKOV KATZ
A number of Molotov cocktails thrown at IDF troops guarding 1,500 Jewish worshipers near Nablus; no injuries or damage.
10 PA officers stationed permanently at holy site; Israel also allowing PA to expand security operations in W. Bank.
After clashes break out near Itamar between settlers and Palestinians at the start of the olive harvest, IDF increases presence in hotspots.
Last month Lille’s city council enacted a “temporary freeze” in its relationship with Safed in an effort to pressure Jerusalem to end its conflict with the Palestinians.
By SAM SOKOL,JTA
Education minister says, “we cannot reduce Greater Israel, we cannot continue to agree to the shrinking and narrowing of the great vision.”
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Rights group claims Israel waging "unrelenting campaign of harassment" against Palestinian rights activists.
By GABRIELLA TZVIA WEINIGER
The protest was the first of its kind against the Hamdallah-lead government, which was appointed earlier this month.
Palestinian media reports settlers threw stones at Palestinian vehicles near Yitzhar in response to terror attack.
According to the IDF, some 100 Palestinian olive trees were cut down that belonged to the village of Al-Sawiya.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
"Strike, Strike, Tel Aviv," crowds chant in Nablus; protests also held in Ramallah, Hebron prior to ceaef-fire.
Five human rights groups pen letter to IDF, police asking for more West Bank security; police to expand unit fighting "price tags."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF AND BEN HARTMAN
Clashes between settlers, Palestinians erupt after settlers set fire to wheat field in W. Bank village of Orif, Palestinians claim.
By REUTERS AND JPOST.COM STAFF
MK Ben-Ari calls trial a "show," claims prosecution working out a deal which shows Jewish blood is still "cheap."
By BEN HARTMAN AND JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Former senior Mossad official says 2002's Defensive Shield operation shows force is best way to stop terror.
Immatin villager says settlers building 2 illegal permanent structures on his private land, without his consent.
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Member of Fatah central committee warns Israel against ignoring UN resolutions pertaining to the Israeli-Arab conflict.
Visiting Joseph's Tomb, Yishai says Jews should be allowed to frequent site more often; criticizes IDF on women singing issue.
Hamdan Taha says PA to seek World Heritage recognition for Bethlehem, Hebron, Nablus, other West Bank sites if accepted to UN agency.
The EU and Germany will fund a 40 million euro wastewater treatment plant in east Nablus to handle sewage that currently flows untreated into the surrounding soil and groundwater.
Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar when Muslims fast from dawn to dusk.
PA authorities say the move is intended to help Palestinian potato farmers who complain market is flooded with cheap Israeli spuds.
By ARIEH O’SULLIVAN / THE MEDIA LINE
Palestinian pediatric cardiac patients are treated and their doctors trained by Israelis.
"Faces of the Middle East" at the Ecole biblique et archéologique française de Jérusalem features previously unseen 20th-century portraits.
By BARRY DAVIS
Analysis: A future failure with one country could embolden the other “rogue” nation to abandon talks yet again.
Marc Israel Sellem talks about his Top 7 photos of the year, including Migron, Dead Sea, social protests.
By ELIEZER SHERMAN
This is the second time the pairing has been proposed.
By HANNAH BROAD
“‘The nations came and desecrated your sanctuary’,” said Yosef, citing a verse from the Book Psalms.
Shaka’ah said in his letter of resignation that he and all the members of the municipal council decided to resign to avoid “chaos” in the city because of the crisis.
When the first visitors arrived at the tomb late Sunday night, they saw that vandals had cut the electricity and broken the lights.
Andrew Friedman meets the new-age farmers of Givot Olam.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Coalition chair Yariv Levin writes he is "deeply moved" by those looking to ban left-wing organization.
By SAM SOKOL
Accompanied by hundreds of his hassidim, Yisrael Hager visited the shrine to make a prayer ahead of Rosh Hashana.
Zieva Dauber Konvisser’s ‘Living Beyond Terrorism’ is a look at how
48 survivors of terror move forward with hope and optimism. An excerpt.
By ZIEVA DAUBER-KONVISSER
Dr. Raphael Walden could not resist showing his NGO’s political agenda with his claim that our government is abdicating “Jewish values” and his description of the Israeli occupation as “the mother of all sins.”
By Jerusalem Post Readers
Long-unseen photos from the 1927 earthquake have been uncovered.
By LARRY BEN-DAVID
Violent riots broke out Wednesday night after a criminal known to the police opened fire on a house of a PA security officer.
Abbas allegedly dismissed the governor of Nablus, Akram Rajoub, after the latter wrote a post on his Facebook page criticizing Abbas' leadership.
The Palestinian Authority has accused Fatah gunmen of imposing a rein of terror and intimidation on Balata camp residents and wealthy families living in Nablus.
Abbas orders inquiry into incident in which four shots fired at car of Hasan Khraisheh, an independent elected member of the Palestinian Legislative Council.
12 licenses would be temporarily suspended pending further investigation if the current truce breaks down and heavy fighting resumes.
The man, Sa'di al-Sakhel, suffered massive heart attack after Palestinian Authority security agents arrested his son, Musab.
Several Palestinian groups announced that they will boycott Rami Hamdallah’s government.
Rami Hamdallah tells reporters in West Bank that power-sharing deal with Hamas is the way to get rid of occupation.
4 women said pregnant with the illicitly obtained sperm; Nablus doctor: We're storing dozens of frozen sperm samples.
Gunmen hold public press conference in Balata refugee camp, demanding an inquiry into arrest of Fatah activists by PA forces.
In first event of its kind in West Bank sanctioned by Palestinian Authority, thousands gather in Nablus to celebrate Hamas.
Worst anti-Israel clashes take place in Bethlehem, Hebron; IDF soldiers use rubber bullets, tear gas to disperse stone-throwers.
Wearing a white hat with a flap to protect him from the hot sun, 57-year old Muallem, prepares for the harvest.
By BY LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
Palestinian Authority announces that it is studying the possibility of importing cheaper fuel from Arab countries.
Some groups are calling for the resignation of PA Prime Minsiter Fayyad, who they hold responsible for price hikes.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH AND REUTERS
Palestinian university student had spent 16 months in Israeli prison before being arrested by PA.
Nablus demonstration marks launch of a large-scale campaign to exert pressure on the two parties to end division.
Following clashes between Border Police and demonstrators in W. Bank village Kfar Kadum, IDF sets dog on protesters.
Three-and-a-half years have passed since the prisoner committed the armed robbery for which he was eventually sentenced.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Twenty-five year old American girl raped in middle of afternoon in store at market; two suspects arrested.
By BEN HARTMAN
Three murderers of Ben Yosef Livnat indicted in IDF's Samaria Court after his death in 2011 at Joseph's Tomb in Nablus.
One Palestinian, two Israel Arabs Suspected of attempted murder after allegedly poisoning Ra'anana family for nationalistic reasons.
Unidentified assailants try to torch two cars in Awarta southeast of Nablus, run away before succeeding.
By NIDA TUMA AND BEN HARTMAN
Traffic police, Border Guard identify 2 suspicious 17-year-olds near Tapuah Junction; discover knives, gun, powerful explosives which may have been intended for terrorist attack at crowded hitchhikers post.
Traffic police, Border Guard identify 2 suspicious 17-year-olds near Tapuah Junction; discover explosives, knives, gun.
Members of the Samaritan community took part in a traditional pilgrimage marking the holiday of Succot near the West Bank city of Nablus.
By BEN HARTMAN AND REUTERS
Patriot missile battery shoots down the drone in the first such event since Gaza operation began.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Palestinian man shot dead during clashes with IDF in Nablus; a second Palestinian killed in Ramallah after protesters attack PA police.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Follow all the latest updates on the aftermath of the discovery of the bodies of yeshiva students Gil-Ad Shaer, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Fraenkel here.
Any amateur sleuth, from Nancy Drew to Miss Marple – to say nothing of seasoned forensic specialists – can instantly detect what’s wrong with this picture.
By SARAH HONIG
Israel will not feel itself bound by any set of laws which limits its maneuverability in the adjacent maritime areas.
By DAVID NEWMAN
THE MAYANS, whose own civilization came to an ignominious end long ago at the hands of a decidedly noncosmic phenomenon – they were massacred by the plundering Spaniards – would have chuckled to see the tens of thousands of curious tourists who descended on Chichen Itza and the Kukulkan Pyramid.
By RABBI STEWART WEISS
There might be a serious split within Palestinian society over return to a future Palestinian state.
By MARCUS SHEFF
The former Maccabi TA coach will be the first Israeli to coach in the NBA, but also the first to make the leap from Europe to the NBA as a head coach.
By ALLON SINAI
American-Israeli coach says he does not know yet which US team he will be joining, rejects rumors about move to Cleveland Cavaliers.
Achziv is a magical place and not simply a grandiose distortion of our youth-seeking imagination.
By DAVID BRINN
Samaritans to perform ancient rite of animal sacrifice, which is unique among the world's monotheistic faiths.
By Gil Stern Stern ZOHAR/TRAVELUJAH
From Christmas markets in Bethlehem to parades in Nazareth, the Holy Land is the place to truly experience seasonal festivity. There's something for everyone to enjoy this Christmas.
By NICOLE JANSEZIAN, TRAVELUJAH
Ultra-modern visitor center will showcase ancient Jewish history.
By FELICE FRIEDSON/THE MEDIA LINE
4 Palestinians arrested at crossing in West Bank; suspected of plot against Samaria Military Court.